Butternut Squash Chocolate Cookies (Paleo)

All I want to do is make these cookies.

All. Day. Long.

But, finals are once again upon me and I only have time to look at this picture and salivate. The struggle is real.

I think this will be the first thing I make once my semester is over.

Here’s to 2 weeks from now!

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Butternut Squash Chocolate Cookies (Paleo) 

Ingredients:

1/4 cup pureed butternut squash, COMPLETELY cooled

1/4 cup coconut butter, melted

1 tbsp pure maple syrup 

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp vanilla extract

1/8 tsp salt

2 tbsp cocoa powder

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking pan with parchment paper. Combine squash, coconut butter, syrup, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt in a food processor. Blend until smooth and then scoop out all contents into a bowl (make sure to scape sides and bottom of food processor with a spoon as the coconut butter tends to stick!) Add in cocoa powder and stir until all the ingredients are evenly mixed. Place in the fridge for 5 minutes. Take out, drop into desired cookie sized-shapes on parchment-layered pan, and press down lightly. Transfer to the oven and let cook for 12 minutes. Let sit to harden before eating.

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13 responses to this post.

  1. Those look delicious! I don’t have squash but I do have organic pumpkin. I may have to try a pumpkin version, I’ll let you know! 🙂

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  2. These look awesome! Totally making these, thanks! 🙂

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  3. YUM! I will be making these. Good luck with your finals too! My semester finished 1.5 weeks ago and I have never been so grateful. It’s a tough time but you’ll make it! 🙂

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  4. Posted by jarahlarockstar on December 16, 2015 at 9:32 am

    Reblogged this on Blushes, Brushes & Barbells and commented:
    These cookies from “Health Without Sacrifice” look delicious! The best part? They won’t leave you feeling guilty.

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  5. Oh, I can’t wait to try these!

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  6. […] Source: Health Without Sacrifice – Butternut Squash Chocolate Cookies (Paleo) […]

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  7. these look great! I love sneaking squash into things, but haven’t tried it in cookies yet. Can’t wait to try these! Thanks for sharing

    Reply

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